Children Receiving SSI, 2004

 
Table 15. Number of children receiving federally administered SSI payments with one or more parents who have income and average monthly amount of parental income, by type of income, December 2004
Type of income All children with
parental income
Children with parental income from—
Mother Father
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Total a 534,070 1,144 408,860 851 176,220 1,493
Earned income 368,940 1,461 256,290 1,174 137,170 1,736
Unearned income b 209,200 346 177,580 266 49,670 504
Social Security 61,310 555 47,230 442 20,950 628
Other pensions 4,060 405 2,010 386 2,300 379
Public income-maintenance 101,550 134 96,580 122 11,950 152
Asset income 18,670 34 14,380 27 6,360 41
Other 35,450 631 24,730 544 11,070 805
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive more than one type of unearned income.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.